I just wanna say I love Father’s Day because I love my father. He is the sweetest man just like I said in my song about him. He used to be an old crank but he’s nice now and he really makes me laugh. My favorite thing about Father’s Day is to call him and say Happy Father’s Day. And I sing to him and torture him a little and he loves it because he loves his Ponce. I love having a good family and getting along and I hate to fight but sometimes we all drive each other crazy. But that’s okay. We get past it all.
Bro wanted to do a new Father’s Day song and I wanted to do one too so he wrote one and I wrote mine and then we did them and sent them to Dirty Jenny and she played the guitar on them. She rocks ass.
So here they are and I hope you love them. Love my father.
It is odd that I find myself posting a 3rd video we made for our father. 4th if you count the remix we did last year. Odd because I never would have believed our family would be this close if you asked me 20 years ago. In short, my father and I did not get along my entire childhood. Most people who go through what we went through growing up would probably hit the road at 18 and never speak to each other again.
This was not the case with my family. Why? Not really sure. I think the one thing I can point too that changed things was not keeping things buried inside. When I realized I had no real reason to ever speak to my father again I decided to let him know, and to let him know why. Shockingly, he apologized and told me why he was the way he was when I was growing up. It all slowly trickled down from there. Apologies, conversations, getting to know each other… never would have happened had I not spoken up. I think facing things head on is the one of the hardest things to do for many people in this life. Sadly, I know that a lot of the time, honesty is met with deaf ears. However, that doesn’t change the face that if you never speak out then the person you have an issue with would never have a chance to step up and deal with the situation. They might not even have a clue that they have done something that has affected you. sometimes people are truly oblivious to the affect they have on others.
So, my Father’s Day message is simply to talk to each other. I know too many friends who haven’t spoken to their parents since they left home. They never talked to them about why they decided to end relations with them. And so much time has passed at this point that I totally understand why it is just too daunting of an issue to dig up and try to resolve.
I count myself lucky to have the relationship I do with my father. And I love you, Father. For reals.
Here are you two new Father’s Day songs from your two boys. And the original one we made for you too… the one with the special cameo at the end by Sistah.
Happy Father’s Day